Ukraine hands foreigners government posts

It should also be important to note that Poroshenko was likely brought to power by yours truly, George Soros (see also HERE and HERE for plenty of info), a convicted felon banned from France (and five other countries) who likes to play king-maker in getting presidents elected by funneling millions of dollars through front organizations and also tries to break national currencies such as the British Pound.

 

Kiev: Ukraine has handed foreigners, including a US citizen, top posts in a new reformist government it says is aimed at rooting out endemic corruption.

President Petro Poroshenko told a marathon parliament hearing on Tuesday that Ukraine has to learn from “foreign experience” as it tries to climb out of bankruptcy that many blame on decades of political gridlock and graft.

He then signed decrees awarding Ukrainian citizenship to US national Natalie Jaresko – the head of a private equity fund whom parliament confirmed as finance minister – and Lithuanian investment banker and new economy chief Aivaras Abromavicius. Continue reading

Tensions soar as Ukraine says destroys Russian armour

Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said on Friday it had destroyed part of a Russian military convoy that crossed onto its territory in an incursion that has sent cross-border tensions rocketing.

NATO accused Russia of active involvement in the “destabilisation” of eastern Ukraine, where pro-Kremlin separatists have been fighting against Kiev for four months.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told British Prime Minister David Cameron that government artillery had destroyed a “considerable part” of a small military convoy that entered the country, the presidency said in a statement. Continue reading